Eng. Charles SangweniDirector General
Mr. Charles Jimmy Sangweni is the Director General of Petroleum Upstream Regulatory Authority (PURA). Before joining PURA, Mr. Sangweni worked with Tanzania Petroleum Development Corporation (TPDC) and several Oil Companies including Caltex Oil (Kenya) Ltd, Caltex Oil (Tanzania) Ltd and GAPCO (Uganda) Ltd. Thereafter he joined TPDC in 2008 as a Senior Research Officer where he acquired skills and knowledge on natural gas chain, from its production to utilization.
Mr. Sangweni has been involved in implementation of several projects on natural gas development and utilization and he is currently a Chairman of the Government Negotiation Team (GNT) for the coming Tanzania Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) Project. He is a holder of a Master's Degree in Gas Engineering and Management from the University of Salford, UK. Charles, is also a holder of a Bachelor's degree in Chemical and Process Engineering from the University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.